She had sat on his knee in taverns and other haunts of drunken poets, and it was for her sake, so people said, that he had cured himself of his dissipation, and become the irreproachable literary character
that the world knows, whose inspiration had deserted him.
A miniature painter lived there, for there was a large gilt frame screwed upon the street-door, in which were displayed, upon a black velvet ground, two portraits of naval dress coats with faces looking out of them, and telescopes attached; one of a young gentleman in a very vermilion uniform, flourishing a sabre; and one of a literary character
with a high forehead, a pen and ink, six books, and a curtain.
It is the literary character
of Mordechai that intrigues me.
Children look forward to dressing as their favourite literary character
for World Book Day (file photo)
JK Rowling has made a shocking revelation about her most famous literary character
A Maurice Greene B Carl Lewis C Valeriy Borzov D Usain Bolt QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: By what name is the literary character
Sir Percy Blakeney better known?
Which aristocratic literary character
is the son of Captain Cedric Errol?
Among Holmes fans, he is sometimes cited as the actor to have struck the greatest "resemblance" to the literary character
, although for me the late, great Jeremy Brett will always take that accolade.
Beatrix Potter's creation is the first children's literary character
to appear on a UK coin to mark the 150th anniversary of the author's birth in 1866.
Another popular literary character
, now celebrating his centenary, is PG Wodehouse's lovably eccentric creation Bertie Wooster, together with his omniscient gentleman's gentleman Reginald Jeeves.
What is the surname of Jane Austen's literary character
Chesterton has their been a literary character
like Canon Sidney Chambers